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  1. Developmental Science

    An Advanced Textbook, Sixth Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb

    Noted as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field, Developmental Science, 6th Edition introduces readers to all of areas in developmental psychology: neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction. Each of the world-renowned contributors...

    Published September 21st 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. Gifted Lives

    What Happens when Gifted Children Grow Up

    By Joan Freeman

    This book reveals the dramatic stories of twenty outstandingly gifted people as they grew from early promise to maturity in Britain. Recorded over the last thirty-five years by award-winning psychologist, Joan Freeman, these fascinating accounts reveal the frustrations and triumphs of her ...

    Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Edited by Margaret Kernan, Elly Singer

    Peer Relationships in Early Childhood Education and Care brings together fresh perspectives and research about young children’s relationships. It examines children’s rights and well-being against a backdrop of increased social movement and migration, changing family structures and work practices,...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  5. What Every Man Should Know About Being a Dad

    By David Cohen

    Series: Parent and Child

    When a man becomes a father, it can be a very daunting time. He is suddenly thrust into a new and emotional world. He can feel unprepared (despite the preceding nine months of build-up), useless (despite all the "uses" the mother of his child could offer him), and apprehensive. However, the new...

    Published June 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Reclaiming Childhood

    Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear

    By Helene Guldberg

    Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce… or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so...

    Published January 4th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 15th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment

    A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion

    Edited by Andy P. Field, Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Shirley Reynolds, Cathy Creswell

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    Despite the negative impact of anxiety in children, theories and research have lagged behind their adult counterparts. This special issue arose from an Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series (Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment, CATTS). It highlights four themes in theories and...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Psychology Press